Posts Tagged “Mudumalai Tiger Reserve”

HC stays G.O. on establishing meadow garden in Nilgiris

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HC stays G.O. on establishing meadow garden in Nilgiris

The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed the operation of a Government Order issued on August 30 for the establishment of a Meadow Garden on 86.6 acres at Sholur revenue village in Nilgiris district at a cost of ₹10 crore due to increasing number of tourists visiting the existing botanical garden in the hill station….

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Nilgiris has 54% wooded areas, no forest vet

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Nilgiris has 54% wooded areas, no forest vet

UDHAGAMANDALAM: The Nilgiris district, which comprises 54% reserve forests with the highest tiger population in the state, lacks a forest veterinarian. A sanctioned post in the rank of assistant veterinarian, attached to the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, has been lying vacant for more than seven months. As a result, activists said, treating wounded animals had become difficult. The department…

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